Hat trimmed with poppies, cornflowers, daisies and wheat stalks

Hat trimmed with poppies, cornflowers, daisies and wheat stalks

Designed by Aage Thaarup
Straw and fabric
London, England
Mid to late 1960s
Worn by Mrs Blair Cok and given by her sister, Mrs B Church
Museum no. T.261-1985

Ideal for a summer day in the country, this simple, broad-brimmed straw hat is decorated with meadow flowers and corn. By this date, fashion had lost its hard edge and softer styles were in the ascendant.